January 18, 1943

First Retirement Plan

The Employees Trust Fund was established and serves as the company’s retirement program.  This was our first effort to take care of our employees.
September 17, 1940

Copeland Hughes

Copeland Hughes joined the company on Kardex.
February 3, 1939

Fletcher Lord Sr.

In August, Fletcher Lord Sr. joined the company.
May 12, 1932

Osborn, Crow, and Yantis Co.

In 1932, CBCo formed a relationship with two other leading regional auto parts companies; The Memphis based Osborn-Abston Company and the Fort Smith based The Automotive […]